Meet the Mets
After a productive first season in New York, the Mets have picked up Brooks Raley’s $6.5 million team option for the 2024 season.
Around the National League East
The shake-up in the Nationals front office continues, as Washington has promoted Eddie Longosz to serve as the team’s Vice President and Assistant General Manager of Player Development and Administration.
Around Major League Baseball
Clayton Kershaw announced that he has undergone shoulder surgery, but the future Hall of Famer still hopes to pitch at some point in 2024.
Cody Bellinger did what everyone expected him to do and declined his mutual option with the Cubs to become one of the better position players on the open market.
Good Dude Liam Hendricks and Bad Dude Mike Clevinger will both be free agents after the former’s team option was declined by the White Sox and the latter declined his player option with Chicago.
All these years later and Justin Turner is still kicking, as the former Met declined his 2024 option with the Red Sox to hit the open market.
Cuban reliever Yariel Rodríguez has been declared a free agent and is now free to sign with any major league team.
Former Mets Aaron Loup and Eduardo Escobar are both free agents after the Angels declined team options on both players.
The rosters for the Arizona Fall League All-Star game were announced.
Yesterday at Amazin’ Avenue
Grace Carbone hit us with the latest episode of Flushing is Burning.
David Capobianco reviewed Mark Vientos’s largely unremarkable 2023 season.
This Date in Mets History
Willie Randolph was introduced at the 18th manager in Mets history on this date in 2004.